Triggered by its invasion of Kuwait, Iraq was pitted against a 32-nation coalition of forces commanded by Gen. Norman
Schwarzkopf, whose air attacks led the way for a ground war that
met with success in less than four days. Although the coalition
was victorious, Saddam Hussein held on as president of Iraq.
War in the Persian Gulf: Biographies
offers approximately 25 biographies
of major and less prominent figures.
Included are 120 black-and-white
illustrations with approximately
20 maps; chronology; sidebars;
words to know; research and activity ideas;
further reading; subject index; and more.